New York, New York (PRWEB) April 09, 2014
"This is a significant commitment for Quick International and will help us share our experience and expertise in the development and implementation of the Aviation Cargo Standards, which govern so much of our specialized air transportation network."
Quick International Courier has become a Strategic Partner of the International Air Transport Association (IATA.) This will enable Quick to further contribute to the development of solutions and standards for the air transport industry and participate in key areas such as policies and best practices, where innovation takes place.
IATA developed its Strategic Partnership program in order to pool resources and expertise to advance the air transport industry, connecting key stakeholders to assist in the development, implementation and promotion of industry standards. With a current worldwide community of more than 350 partners, sharing ideas and collaborating to improve aviation practices and technology, IATA’s Strategic Partnership program offers its members the opportunity to have a stake in shaping the air transportation industry’s future.
Specifically, the IATA Cargo Standards Partnership provides Quick with the opportunity to participate in the development of standards covering some of the essential areas of aviation transport, such as the safe transport of dangerous goods.
Quick provides solutions for the safe transportation of materials classified as Dangerous Goods, according to the Dangerous Goods Regulations. In addition, Quick ensures the secure transportation of medicinal and healthcare products in compliance with the Perishable Cargo Regulations, specifically Chapter 17, Air Transport Logistics for Time and Temperature Sensitive Healthcare Products.
Robert Tungatt, Quick’s Director of Compliance and Cold Chain Excellence, said “This is a significant commitment for Quick International and will help us share our experience and expertise in the development and implementation of the Aviation Cargo Standards, which govern so much of our specialized air transportation network. By participating in the IATA Strategic Partnership program, we can ensure we are contributing to the future developments and changes. This will have a positive impact on our industry and on our ability to maintain our excellent service and compliance reputation.”